Category Archives: Everything Else

Shobshomabesh in front of BGMEA building

© Zaid Islam DHAKA 29 NOV 2012: Activists staged a Shobshomabesh (procession of dead bodies) wearing white kafon cloth, disguised as 113 corpses, lying down in peaceful gathering in front … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Kakababu choley gelen: Sunil Gangopadhyay (1934-2012)

Kakababu choley gelen by Udayan Chattopadhyay That the passing of Sunil Gangopadhyay came as a shock to many – despite his age and health – is a reflection of his … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 6 Comments

Nafis: Terrorist Mastermind or Witless Patsy?

Blogger Rumi (a successful medical doctor in US who came here on a student visa in the 1980s): “The outrageous, inexcusable act of The Bangladeshi Student, facilitated and influenced by … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Raja Bazaar murder: M K Alamgir Delivers — but what?

The gruesome murder of TV journalist couple Sagar Sarwar and Meherun Runi will be considered, undoubtedly, as one of the most sensational crimes in history of Bangladesh. Since that gruesome death … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

No Dogs or Drivers Allowed – The Bangla Raj

Railway scandal driver, Azam Khan’s interview with RTV video Listening to it, I see three possibile motives behind his actions as he describes them: he is very brave he is … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · 5 Comments

A Solution for Each Problem

Problem: Rapidly deteriorating support in the Western world. Solution: Play up the terrorism card.

October 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

Bangladesh @ UN: Photo of the Day

Seated front Row from Left 1. Prime Minister of the Country 2. Foreign Minister of the country 3. Putul, Prime Minister’s daughter – a Canadian resident, 4.  Sleeping Man, 5. … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · 24 Comments

Not all dog would run and jump after the treat — but does it matter?

Awami League political stalwart Tofael Ahmed and center left political icon Rashed Khan Menon declined a recent offer to be ministers for the last year of Awami League Government. Although … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ananta: Prince of Dhallywood

Samakal “You pom Ghana?” … “Even English Medium are talking about me”

September 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Shaptahik Pechal – Weekly Roundup

Abridged version this week. Too busy to research specifics, so consider all 51 signatories on the anti-Yunus letter to be w@nkers of the week. Seriously, what were they thinking? Full list … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · 1 Comment



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